Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences

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Levent Sümer

Levent Sümer,  Dr.

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Öğretim Üyesi

Dr. Levent Sümer was graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Civil Engineering Department. He got his master’s degree in construction management from Illinois Institute of Technology, and he holds a Ph.D. degree from Bogazici University with the interest-free financing model he developed for large investment projects by combining interest-free real estate capital market instruments with pension funds. Dr. Sumer is currently Faculty Member at Istinye University. Before joining Istinye University Dr. Sumer worked more than 17 years for reputable real estate companies at top management positions. Dr Sumer is the co-founder and the Chairman of the International Project Management Institute (UPYE) which was founded in 2010 to extend the project management knowledge in Turkey. He is also a PMP (Project Management Professional) certificate holder from PMI Project Management Institute and a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). Dr. Sumer has also been part-time lecturing at different universities including Bogazici University. As a guest lecturer and a keynote speaker, he has also given many lectures and speeches at many reputable organizations. Real estate, construction management, global funds, Islamic funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, strategic management, corporate governance and political economy are his interests and research areas. Dr. Sumer is married, and he is the father of his lovely daughter.

Research Areas: Project Management, Real Estate Finance, Islamic Finance, Finansal Yönetim, Uluslararası Politik Ekonomi, Stratejik Yönetim

Main Areas: Finans,  Gayrimenkul Değerleme ve Finansmanı,  İslami Finans, 

2021 - RISK-RETURN PERFORMANCES OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT FUNDS IN TURKEY INCLUDING THE COVID-19 PERIOD
Çamlıbel Mehmet Emre, SÜMER LEVENT, HEPŞEN ALİ. International Journal of Strategic Property Management,
2020 - Investing in gold or REIT index in Turkey: evidence from global financial crisis, 2018 Turkish currency crisis and COVID-19 crisis
SÜMER LEVENT, ÖZORHON ORAKÇAL BELİZ. Journal of European Real Estate Research,
2020 - THE EXCHANGE RATE EFFECT ON HOUSING PRICE INDEX AND REIT INDEX RETURN RATES
SÜMER LEVENT, ÖZORHON ORAKÇAL BELİZ. Journal of Financial Researches and Studies,
2020 - THE EXCHANGE RATE EFFECT ON HOUSING PRICE INDEX AND REIT INDEX RETURN RATES
SÜMER LEVENT,ÖZORHON ORAKÇAL BELİZ. Finansal Araştırmalar ve Çalışmalar Dergisi, 12(22), 249-266.
2019 - IT GOVERNANCE IN THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY: A FRAMEWORK SUGGESTION
SÜMER LEVENT. Journal of Business Economics and Finance, 2019(4), 215-222.
2019 - The Shortcomings of Pension System in Turkey: Solutions with a NewModel Proposed
SÜMER LEVENT,ÖZORHON ORAKÇAL BELİZ. Uluslararası İslam Ekonomisi ve Finansı Araştırmaları Dergisi, 2019(2), 23-48.
Hayatımız Şantiye
2020 - Türkçe, Araştırma (Tez Hariç) Kitabı
ISBN: 978-625-77369-6-1
GELİŞEN GÖKHAN, Ahmetoğlu Hüseyin, Atiş Saner Tanju, AY MURAT, Bağcı Merih, Bede Bilal, Cabi Serhat, Can Cemal, Canca Hasan Basri, Cerrahoğlu Hakkı, Daldal Yücel, Işıldak Ömer, GÖKYAYLA CEMİLE, Göz Ali Can, Günaydın Sabri, Gürbüz Aykut, Gürbüz Osman, Hoşver Özhan, Kafadar Cem, Kalafatoğlu Engin, Kılıç Kamil Serkan, Kulin Ayşe, Lap Gökhan, Manyas Cansın, Mızrak Sadettin, SÜMER LEVENT, Şahin Cengiz, Tarhan Ufuk, Tüfekçi Özcan, Yıldırım Hakkı, Yılmaz Çağatay, Torun Beyhan, Ergin Barış Emek, Yalın Ayşe Sinem
Sürdürülebilirlik ve Değer Yaratan Yeşil Uygulamalar
2021 - Türkçe, Araştırma (Tez Hariç) Kitabı
ISBN: 978-625-7677-71-4
SÜMER LEVENT, KİRAZ FATİH